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Steelcase Helps Design Space to Set New Ford Culture
When Jim Hackett held his first global leadership meeting as Ford’s CEO, he called on Steelcase Events to help design a space to signal change.
In another 10 years, your current office will seem as quaint as a rotary phone on the kitchen wall. By carefully analyzing the signals of change that surround us today, Steelcase researchers formulated seven fascinating scenarios for how and where work might occur just one decade from today. Thrilling or sobering, they’re sure to stimulate a point of view about a future that will be very different from what we’re experiencing today.
Steelcase Receives ‘Best of Competition’ at NeoCon
Judges honored Steelcase for its newly redesigned and expanded showroom as well as its innovative products.
It Started With A Fire
In this issue of 360 we are celebrating several innovations that solve problems in new ways. In fact, we got our start more than 100 years ago doing just that.
Be Agile. Hack Your Space.
How empowering people to change their workplace can accelerate the adoption of Agile.
Comfort For All
The co-founders of Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, a well-known North Carolina-based furniture design and manufacturing company, explain how their company’s purpose, “Comfort for all,” drives everything they do.
Magic happened when a design team with a mix of fresh ideas and decades of experience refused to let an idea die even after some spectacular failures. The result of their persistence is a revolutionary new chair.
Re-envisioning of the work environment. Mackinac system consists of distinct “microzones” that support focused work, collaboration among 2-3 colleagues, privacy for rejuvenation as well as easy accessibility for learning and socializing — all in a compact footprint that works in both a private office or a totally open floor plan.
Choice Is the New Black
Steelcase’s vice president of Global Operations has some surprising things to say about the impacts of craft, data and technology on scale-based manufacturing.
It’s a New Day
The work we do has changed and so should our office.
Think Big and Fix Things
In the heart of Toronto, MaRS, an urban innovation hub, is helping entrepreneurs and startups achieve a higher level of impact.
Today, some people shop for employers like they do for consumer products. It’s not just the type of work, salary or a company’s prestige that influence decision making. People are looking for a sense of purpose at work.